animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

the birthdays

We celebrated 3 birthdays (me, my brother, and Jake) at my parents’ house yesterday. That worked out well since Jake was in! We had some nice weather for a change, so we ate outside, much to the chagrin of half the attendees. Last week, Brian, Jake, and I went out …

the weekend

My parents treated everyone to dinner (in honor of my brother’s and my birthdays) at the Windber Hotel Saturday night. Not only did we have dinner, but there were presents and homemade cheesecake, courtesy of my mom! After that, I watched¬†Cocaine Bear.¬†Sadly it was my last DVD from Netflix. But, …

birthday boy

Jake turned 23 (!) over the weekend. We had our usual family get-together to celebrate that and Mother’s Day on Sunday. I cooked up a storm on Saturday and Sunday. Jake received a few presents of items for his new place and was happy to get them. I guess he’s …